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workshop

Harnessing the power of a team through identifying and combining individual strengths is a key component in successful leadership. Designed for current leaders and aspiring leaders alike, this workshop series offers a unique opportunity to discover the tools you will need to positively lead others and help create a productive and effective work environment.

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This series provides a unique opportunity for graduates and professionals in the early stages of their careers, to learn the fundamental business skills needed to excel, whilst developing a network of contacts within their industry.

Upcoming events

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This new seminar series focuses on 'Sustainable Business and the Race to Zero'. Hear from leading researchers in the area of sustainability and learn the steps you can take to create a greener business.

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Developing a sustainable supply chain is not only better for your business and the environment, it can also make you a more appealing supplier to larger organisations. Join our industry experts to learn more.

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conference

The DigitalPaintingPhotography international online symposium is the third event in the series of investigations that looks into how artists and theorists currently engage with the interrelationships of the digital, painting, and photography. 

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open day

Join us at our on-campus Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 23 October where you will be able to meet our teaching teams and students and explore our facilities and award-winning accommodation.

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workshop

If you are thinking of securing funding or an external investment for your business then this workshop is a must. Learn the areas you will need to consider, from a highly experienced financial management consultant.

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Project management skills are key in ensuring a project runs smoothly and is completed within the required timeframe. Critical path analysis is fundamental within any project and, when applied correctly, can create efficiency and cost savings. Join us to find out how you can use this important technique within your own organisation.

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Hosted by the University of Derby's Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, this masterclass provides an opportunity to learn from our inspiring team of global experts.

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Discover the many benefits of embedding a culture of wellness in the workplace. And learn the steps you can take to embed wellness practices within your organisation.

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Find out about the latest developments within the centre, including plans to support businesses and entrepreneurs. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts on the services that would be most useful to the local business community.

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Learn how the pandemic has led businesses to develop innovative new business models that are proving to be game changing. Find out how your organisation can take advantage of these emerging opportunities.

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In today’s challenging business environment, change is inevitable. But how do you know when to make changes? How do you maintain staff morale during times of change? Join us to find out.

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conference

Our college research showcase highlights the fantastic research taking place across all disciplines within Health, Psychology and Social Care by our staff and students. This year's theme: 'Researching through a global pandemic'. You can attend in person or watch online via a live stream.

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webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner with the University of Derby Online Learning.

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open day

Join us at our on-campus Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 27 November where you will be able to meet our teaching teams and students and explore our facilities and award-winning accommodation.

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open event

Visit us for our on-campus Postgraduate Open Event on Saturday 27 November to find out more about postgraduate study at Derby.

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workshop

Adopting new digital technology can be a risky and expensive investment for many organisations, so timing is everything! Join this workshop to learn the strategies that will help you move forwards confidently and make the most of your investment.

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If you have plans to create a greener, more cost-effective business but don’t know where to start, this masterclass is for you! Learn a simple, step-by-step process and find out about the support that is available to you to help you along the way.

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public lecture

Professor Kate Moss will discuss her research on the hidden crisis of women’s homelessness and one of the major precipitators, domestic abuse.

Silk Mill Museum of Making

We look forward to welcoming to you to the KTP Practitioners Conference 2021. Hosted by the University of Derby, the conference will take place on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 December at the Museum of Making at the historic Silk Mill in Derby.

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workshop

If you are a business owner, you’ll already know the importance of maintaining accurate accountancy records. But do you know how to make the most of your relationship with your accountant and accounting software? Join this workshop to find out how.

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webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner with the University of Derby Online Learning.

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Much of the focus on reaching zero-carbon targets has been on large corporations, but how can SMEs become more sustainable? Join our leading expert to find out.

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If your business is part of the local high street and you’d like inspiration on how to attract more customers, this is the masterclass for you. Discover insights from the most up-to-date research and ask our expert your retail-related questions.

Open Window

This one-day symposium 'Creative Homemaking: Visualising Home in Times of Crisis' aims to bring together artists, researchers, curators, and the wider audience to discuss new perspectives and experiences in visualising home in times of crisis.